Suspected Honolulu Arsonist Captured

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CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department want to thank the public for their assistance in locating a male who was positively identified as Ewald Schleicher.

The 72 year old set fire to two dumpsters on August 14, 2011, at Murphy’s Bar and Grill, and on September 6, 2011, at 85-794 Farrington Highway.


Schleicher was located on October 13, 2011, at approximately 3:15 p.m., and placed under arrest for Arson in the Fourth Degree.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 955-8300, or *CRIME on your cellular phone.  Free cellular calls are provided by AT&T, Nextel Hawaii, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Hawaii, Mobi PCS, and Hawaiian Tel. The public may now send anonymous text and web tips. Text “CS808” plus your message to 274637or CRIMES